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  • Lawsuit claims special-needs students are not receiving adequate education through remote learning

    Nov 25, 2020

    11.24.2020 | Bronx News 12 | The lawsuit was filed last week against both the city’s Department of Education and the state Education Department by a nonprofit called Advocates for Children. It claims that students with special needs have not received an appropriate education.

    “I want to get him as much help as I can get – tutoring, extra services – because he is going to need it. We are talking about his future and the future of other kids as well. What this lawsuit seeks is a system for the Department of Education to provide compensatory services to students with disabilities who lost either instruction or services during remote learning,” a mother of a 15-year-old boy with autism tells News 12. Watch video